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Stars in Their Eyes Evening - Make a Wish Foundation

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Who'll be your favourite star of the show
Mindarie Marina together with Westpac Bank have joined forces to host a 'Stars in Their Eyes' evening to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation.

Make a Wish

Stars in Their Eyes for Make a Wish Foundation
Help to grant a child's wish. Image: Make a Wish Foundation

Simply put, the Make a Wish Foundation works hard to grant the wishes of children who are suffering from a life threatening illness. Wishes aim to fulfil a dream or wish of a child, and can range from a day at the zoo meeting a child's favourite animal, playing football with a kids' favourite soccer team or even swimming with a dolphin. No matter what the wish entails, there is one constant; that these wishes bring sunshine to the day and the life of these children battling terrible illnesses, something that the child and their family and friends can remember forever. The Make a Wish Foundation, has now granted over 8000 wishes for children, and with more money raised, even more wishes and dreams can come true.

The Event

This event will raise money for this amazing charity, and you can get involved by simply buying a ticket and coming along for an amazing night of entertainment and fun. The event is based on the popular UK television show, Stars in their Eyes, whereby contestants (everyday people) have a talent for singing like a famous performer, and this is exactly what they get up on stage and do. For this event at the Mindarie Function Centre, guests will be treated to 6 different acts, who impersonate a famous singing sensation. After the different acts have finished, it will then be up to the audience to vote for a winner; so you'll get to experience life as a judge too.

Stars in Their Eyes for Make a Wish Foundation
Who'll be the best singer on the night? Image: Morguefile

In addition to the acts performing to be the champion of this 'Stars in their Eyes' contest, guests will also be treated to live music from Retrofit Duo. Guests will get to hear from Scott Hine, a manager with Make A Wish Foundation Australia who'll explain more about the work that the charity to. For some extra fun, there will also be a live auction and a raffle during the evening, so if you're feeling lucky, this would be a good chance to help out a great cause and win some prizes too.

The best news of all, all money raised from the event will be gift matched by Westpac Bank; effectively doubling the amount raised, to give to the charity directly.

Stars in Their Eyes for Make a Wish Foundation
Enjoy the night and raise money for a great charity. Image: morguefile


Tickets for the event start from $30 and this grants you entry and includes all the evening's entertainment. You can upgrade your ticket to $50 for premium seating, with a glass of wine thrown in too. Throughout the night, you are able to purchase additional beverages from the bar. Snacks are available too, with a great menu on offer including satays, bread and dips, empanadas, duck spring rolls and many other options for your tastebuds to feast on.

To book tickets all you need to do is contact the Mindarie Function Centre on 9305 9305 or email on
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Why? For a fun evening supporting a great charity
When: 16 August 2014
Phone: 9305 9305
Where: Mindarie Marina, Ocean Falls Boulevard, Mindarie, 6030
Cost: From $30
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